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Jack Haley Jr.

Biography

Emmy Award-winning producer of Hollywood nostalgia films like That’s Entertainment! from 1974. He was raised inside a Hollywood superstar family, keeping track of among his close friends many other kids of Hollywood celebrities. He had not been mixed up in sequel film to That’s Entertainment! He continuing producing retrospectives from the Wizard of Oz and Hollywood westerns. His dad Jack port Haley performed the Tin Guy in the Wizard of Oz. He was wedded to the celebrity Liza Minnelli for five years in the 1970s.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth October 25, 1933
Place Of Birth Long Beach, CA
Height 1.75 m
Profession TV Producer
Nationality American
Spouse Liza Minnelli
Parents Jack Haley, Florence McFadden
Siblings Gloria Haley
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement - Variety Or Music, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Program Achievement - Special Events
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Program, Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Documentaries, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Special, Primetime Emmy Award for Special Classification Of Outstanding Program Achievement, DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Informational Programming - Directing
Movies That's Entertainment!, That's Dancing!, The Love Machine, Movin' with Nancy, Norwood, Life Goes to War: Hollywood and the Home Front, Hollywood: The Fabulous Era, The Race for Space, Better Late Than Never, The Incredible World of James Bond, Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show
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#Fact
1Ex-son-on-law of Vincente Minnelli.
2Ex-husband of Liza Minnelli.
3Won Peabody awards for TV documentary work in 1961 and 1964 as producer of Biography (1987) series, then director of "National Geographic Specials".
4He is the son of actor Jack Haley, who played the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz (1939). Jack, Jr. was married for several years to Liza Minnelli, daughter of Judy Garland, who played Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz".


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
To Oz! The Making of a Classic2009Video documentary short producer
100 Years of the Hollywood Western1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Warner Bros. Celebration of Tradition, June 2, 19901990TV Movie documentary producer
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic1990TV Movie documentary producer
Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood1987TV Special documentary executive producer
Minnelli on Minnelli: Liza Remembers Vincente1987TV Movie documentary executive producer
Ripley's Believe It or Not!1982-1985TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
That's Dancing!1985Documentary producer
The Night They Saved Christmas1984TV Movie executive producer
The 56th Annual Academy Awards1984TV Special documentary producer
Better Late Than Never1983producer
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter1982TV Movie documentary producer
Ripley's Believe It or Not!1981Documentary co-executive producer
The American Movie Awards1980TV Special producer
The 51st Annual Academy Awards1979TV Special documentary executive producer
Heroes of Rock and Roll1979TV Movie documentary executive producer
That's HollywoodTV Series documentary executive producer - 7 episodes, 1978 producer - 1 episode, 1978
Life Goes to War: Hollywood and the Home Front1977Documentary executive producer
America Salutes Richard Rodgers: The Sound of His Music1976TV Movie executive producer
Life Goes to the Movies1976TV Movie documentary executive producer
The Mac Davis Special1975TV Special producer
At Long Last Cole1975TV Movie co-producer
Elizabeth Taylor - An Intimate Portrait1975TV Movie documentary executive producer
Gable: The King Remembered1975TV Movie documentary executive producer
ABC Late Night1974TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
The 46th Annual Academy Awards1974TV Special producer
That's Entertainment!1974producer
James Dean Remembered1974TV Special documentary executive producer
Milton Berle's Mad Mad Mad World of Comedy1974TV Movie producer
Frank Sinatra Jr. with Family and Friends1969TV Movie producer
The Beat of the Brass1968TV Special producer
The Highlights of the Ice Capades 19681968TV Movie documentary executive producer
Monte Carlo: C'est La Rose1968TV Special documentary executive producer
Men from Boys: The First Eight Weeks1968TV Movie documentary associate producer
Movin' with Nancy1967TV Special producer
With Love, Sophia1967TV Movie executive producer
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Hollywood1967TV Movie documentary producer
National Geographic SpecialsTV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode, 1966 producer - 1 episode, 1966
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House1966TV Movie documentary producer
The Incredible World of James Bond1965TV Movie documentary producer
The General1965TV Movie executive producer
Time-Life Specials: The March of Time1965TV Series documentary producer - 2 episodes
Hollywood and the StarsTV Series series producer - 31 episodes, 1963 - 1964 producer - 3 episodes, 1964
Project: Man in Space1963TV Movie documentary producer
Hollywood: The Great Stars1963TV Movie documentary producer
BiographyTV Series documentary series producer - 64 episodes, 1961 - 1963 producer - 45 episodes, 1961 - 1963
Hollywood: The Fabulous Era1962TV Movie documentary producer
Hollywood: The Golden Years1961TV Movie documentary associate producer
The Rafer Johnson Story1961TV Movie documentary supervising producer
The Race for Space1959TV Movie documentary associate producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
100 Years of the Hollywood Western1994TV Movie documentary
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic1990TV Movie documentary
That's Dancing!1985Documentary
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter1982TV Movie documentary
Life Goes to War: Hollywood and the Home Front1977Documentary
Bob Hope's World of Comedy1976TV Movie
The Lion Roars Again1975Documentary short uncredited
ABC Late Night1974TV Series 1 episode
That's Entertainment!1974
James Dean Remembered1974TV Special documentary
The Love Machine1971
Norwood1970
The 42nd Annual Academy Awards1970TV Special
The Beat of the Brass1968TV Special
Movin' with Nancy1967TV Special
National Geographic Specials1966TV Series documentary 1 episode
The Incredible World of James Bond1965TV Movie documentary
Hollywood and the Stars1963-1964TV Series 21 episodes
Project: Man in Space1963TV Movie documentary
Hollywood: The Fabulous Era1962TV Movie documentary
Biography1961-1962TV Series documentary 24 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
To Oz! The Making of a Classic2009Video documentary short
100 Years of the Hollywood Western1994TV Movie documentary
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic1990TV Movie documentary
That's Dancing!1985Documentary written by
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter1982TV Movie documentary uncredited
That's Hollywood1978TV Series documentary written by - 1 episode
Life Goes to War: Hollywood and the Home Front1977Documentary written by
That's Entertainment!1974written by
Frank Sinatra Jr. with Family and Friends1969TV Movie
National Geographic Specials1966TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
The Incredible World of James Bond1965TV Movie documentary
Hollywood and the StarsTV Series writer - 4 episodes, 1964 story - 3 episodes, 1964 story by - 1 episode, 1964
Biography1962TV Series documentary writer - 25 episodes

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 51st Annual Academy Awards1979TV Special documentary director: tribute to the Museum of Modern Art
ABC Late Night1974TV Series presenter - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
West Point1957TV SeriesCadet Charles Davis

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ripley's Believe It or Not!1982TV Series segment director - 1 episode

Production Manager

Production Manager

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sherlock Holmes in New York1976TV Movie executive in charge of production

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Great Performances1988TV Series special thanks - 1 episode
James Dean: The First American Teenager1975TV Movie documentary thanks - as Jack Haley Jr.

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Century of Cinema1994DocumentaryHimself
Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker1991DocumentaryHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Gregory Peck1989TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
The Whimsical World of Oz1985TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1979TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Outstanding Program Achievement - Special Events
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1967-1979TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Mike Douglas Show1977TV SeriesHimself - Producer
Just One More Time1974ShortHimself
Cinema1974TV Series documentaryHimself
Frank Sinatra: The Main Event1974TV Movie documentaryHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Today1974TV SeriesHimself
The Juke Box Jury1956TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
E! True Hollywood Story2002TV Series documentaryHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1995Spur AwardWestern Writers of AmericaBest Documentary Script100 Years of the Hollywood Western (1994)· Phil Savenick
· Aubrey Solomon
1979Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Program Achievement - Special EventsThe 51st Annual Academy Awards (1979)
1968Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Music or VarietyMovin' with Nancy (1967)
1965Bronze WranglerWestern Heritage AwardsFactual Television ProgramHollywood and the Stars (1963)· Terry Sanders (producer)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1990Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Directing in Informational ProgrammingThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic (1990)
1987Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Informational SpecialMinnelli on Minnelli: Liza Remembers Vincente (1987)· David Niven Jr.
· Richard Schickel (producer)
· Liza Minnelli (host)
1985Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Children's ProgramThe Night They Saved Christmas (1984)· Robert Halmi Jr. (executive producer)
· David Niven Jr. (executive producer)
· Robert Halmi Sr. (supervising producer)
· David R. Kappes (producer)
1982Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Informational SpecialHollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982)· David L. Wolper (executive producer)
1978DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in DocumentaryLife Goes to War: Hollywood and the Home Front (1977)
1977Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsSpecial Classification of Outstanding Program AchievementLife Goes to the Movies (1976)· Mel Stuart (producer)
· Richard Schickel (producer)
· Malcolm Leo (producer)
1975Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsSpecial Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual AchievementABC's Wide World of Entertainment (1973)· Jimmie Baker (producer)
1968DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in TelevisionMovin' with Nancy (1967)


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#Trademark
1In his documentaries about dancing his name is shown over a photo/film of his father.

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